Xtr3me3Show off your FIFA 16 skills in Xtr3me3’s GameStart Champion’s Cup and stand to win cash and prizes from a prize pool of over S$7,500! 1st place wins S$2,000 cash and a SecretLab Throne worth S$369!

GameStart Asia has collaborated once again with Mohd “Xtr3me3” Phirkhan, to bring Singapore’s largest FIFA tournament back to GameStart 2015. This year’s tournament includes an open qualifier on 13 November and a special 3v3 tournament that will be held on 15 November, which teams can sign up for on the spot at the FIFA booth.



Please see below for prize details and full tournament rules.



1v1 Tournament
1st: S$2,000 + SecretLab Chair (Worth S$369)
2nd: S$1,000 + Armaggeddon Avatar Pro X9 (Worth S$405)
3rd: S$500 + Armaggeddon Avatar Pro X9 (Worth S$405)
4th – 8th: S$50 + Armaggeddon Mark 5 (Worth S$58)
9th – 16th: Armaggeddon Limited Edition Mousemat (Worth S$15)

3v3 Tournament
1st: S$600 + Armaggeddon Avatar Pro X9 (Worth S$405)
2nd: S$300 + Armaggeddon FUZE 7 (Worth S$58)
3rd: S$150 + Armaggeddon Mark 5 (Worth S$58)


– Registration for the Last Chance Qualifier on 13 Nov 2015
– Includes entry to GameStart 2015 on 13 Nov 2015 from 2pm
– Includes entry to GameStart 2015 on 14 & 15 November 2015

– Registration for the Last Chance Qualifier on 13 Nov 2015
– Includes entry to GameStart 2015 on 13 Nov 2015 from 2pm

– Registration for the Last Chance Qualifier on 13 Nov 2015
– Includes entry to GameStart 2015 on 13 Nov from 2pm
– Includes entry to GameStart 2015 on 14 & 15 November 2015
– Priority queue for entry to the hall on 14 and 15 Nov*
– Goodie Bag that includes: GameStart 2015 pen, notebook and lanyard, GameStart 2015 online exclusive Alyse Xmashed Gear T-shirt**, Saint Games PlayTime Vouchers worth S$7, A pair of GameStart Official Socks by Freshly Pressed Socks worth S$12, and a random loot item.

*Does not apply to first 500 per day for goodie bags.
** For tickets purchased after 25 Oct, tees to be collected/ delivered after GameStart 2015.


– Payment of $30 per team to be made directly to Phirkhan at the tournament booth in the hall
– All players will need to purchase a GameStart 2015 ticket to enter the venue and participate in the tournament


Now till 10 November 2015
St Games @ The Cathay
2 Handy Road
#03-06 the Cathay, Singapore

On 13 November – GameStart 2015
Hall 401 Ticketing Counter
Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore

Submit your registration details below, and bring the email acknowledgement to St Games or GameStart 2015 to make your payment. Once payment has been made and processed, you will receive your virtual ticket via email (St Games) or entry on the spot (GameStart 2015).


Open Qualifiers 1v1 (13th November)
Group Stages – Top 2 per group will qualify for the Grand Finals on 14th November. (Total of 26 or 58 Players will qualify depending on the number of sign-ups)
Team Selection: Club / International (Same Teams are allowed)

Grand Finals 1v1 (14th-15th November)
Format: Single Elimination (Best of 3 series)
Double Elimination (Top 16 onwards; Best of 3 series)

Team Selection : Players are not allowed to use the same teams. Players are also not allowed to use the same team twice except for Game 3 (if needed). Players will have to do a coin toss to decide who gets to pick first. For eg, if Player 1 chooses Real Madrid, Player 2 is not allowed to use Real Madrid. If Player 1 choose Barcelona in Game 1, he is not allowed to choose Barcelona in Game 2.

Game 1 – Only Club and International teams are allowed
Game 2 – Only Club and International teams are allowed

Grand Finals 3v3 (15th November) (Registration fee $30 per team to be made on the event day)
Format: Single Elimination (Best of 3 Series)
Team Selection: Club / International (Same Teams are allowed)

(This is a unique event and will be based on team points. The 3v3 will consist of a 1v1 and 2v2.)
Game 1: 1v1 (Winning team will get 1 point)
Game 2 : 2v2 (Winning team will get 1 point)
Game 3: (this will only happen if both teams are tied with 1 point each after the first 2 games)
A 1v1 will happen for Game 3. One player from the 2v2 game will have to battle it out in a 1v1. The winner of that game will be the overall winning team and proceed to the next round.


Game-play Settings (Game settings will be set by the referees on event day)

  • Difficulty Level: Legendary
  • Half Length: 6 minutes
  • Injuries: On
  • Offsides: On
  • Time/Score display: On
  • Camera: TELE
  • Radar: 2D or 3D
  • Volume Settings: Default
  • Controls: Tactical Defending
  • Passing Power Assistance: OFF

Tiebreakers (For Group Stages)
In the event that more than one player finishes in a tied position in the group, the following tie-breaker criteria will be used to decide the winner:

  1. Goal difference
  2. Goals scored
  3. Head to Head results

Extra Time: extra time of two halves will be played in the event of a draw after regulation. Penalties will decide the winner if the scores are still level after extra-time.

Time-wasting is strictly forbidden. Example of time wasting will be passing the ball among your defenders in your own half only during the last few minutes.

Custom formations are not permitted. Custom tactics is allowed.

A pause can only be made at the following scenarios:

  1. When the ball is out of play (Throw-in/Free Kicks/Corners/Kick-off)
  2. Half Time
  3. When a player is injured and unable to carry on with the game.

Any players caught pausing while the game is in play, will be given a warning.


  • All games played for the Xtr3me3 GameStart Champions’ Cup are played on FIFA 16 for the PS4 console in Kick Off mode.
  • Players are advised to bring their own controllers. Controllers will also be provided on the event day. Players who are bringing their own controllers are reminded to log out of the PS4 after their matches
  • PS4 charging cables are provided upon requests. It is the players’ responsibility to safe keep the cable and return it back to the marshals after their game.
  • Unless express permission has been given by Officials, no coaching is allowed (for example, people in the audience may not advise a Player while playing).
  • No memory cards or saved games are permitted.
  • If a controller is defective, a Player can pause the game and notify the referee. The referee will determine the controller status in making such a decision. If a Player plays with a defective controller, all results are nevertheless valid.
  • Players may not select any fictional All-Star teams (e.g Classic 11).
  • Unnecessary pauses or delays are prohibited.
  • Any action designed to disrupt the opposing Player’s view of the field or ability to select controlled players is prohibited.
  • Each game will begin play at its designated time, and as designated on site at the tournament.
  • Players not present at the designated start time for any match will be disqualified, and their opponent shall be granted a 3-0 score. Players are encouraged to be in the designated play area 15-minutes prior to game time.
  • Players will be shown their designated station, shall set up the game and immediately begin play. Each Player will have 2 minutes to configure controls, line-ups and settings in accordance with the rules described above under “Game-play settings”.
  • Players shall be responsible for keeping track of game situation so if a game is interrupted, the situation can be restored. In all situations possible, tournament referees will monitor the game situation so that it may be restored in the event of game interruptions.
  • Players shall raise their hands at the end of the game so a referee can record their score. Only scores reported to the referee are official.
  • No game interruptions, except for designated pauses to report scores (if any), will be allowed.
  • Only players are allowed in the tournament area during their matches. If a player is not playing, he will be not be allowed in the tournament area
  • Players are not allowed to warm-up or use the consoles at any point of time if they do not have a game to play
  • Players will be given a 10 minutes grace period if their match is next.
  • If the player is not present after 10 minutes it will result in a disqualification.
  • Should there be any disputes, players are to pause the game when the ball is out of play and inform the marshal on site immediately.
  • Players are to be seated at their seats after their matches is over. Should any player needs to use the washroom, he will need to inform any of the marshals on site.
  • No food is supposed to be brought into the tournament area.
  • No refunds will be given should there be any walkovers or disqualifications.

Game Interruptions

  • If a game is interrupted intentionally by any Player, that Player will immediately be disqualified.
  • If a game interruption is caused by outside circumstances such as a machine error or loss of power, the game shall be continued from the point of interruption.

Dress Codes & Personal Equipments

  • Every player is expected to wear covered shoes. Any players caught wearing slippers will not be allowed into the tournament area.
  • No mobile phones are to be use in the tournament area. (Listening to music via the mobile phone will be an exception)

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